Women’s winter boots 2023: what slouchy boots are

TOl knee or ankle, with stiletto or low heel, in leather, suede or denim. Among the ranks of women’s boots of Winter 2023 to steal the show are the slouchy boots. Spotted on numerous Autumn Winter 2022/23 runways, the boots from soft silhouette and anything but adherent they can boast a centenary history, as well as the arrival in the world of fashion thanks to the genius of Vivienne Westwood. Worn by medieval knights, pirates and naval officers, today’s slouchy boots exhibit a profoundly versatile and transversal soul, capable of narrating different eras and aesthetics, fromindie sleaze to the biker world. Without giving up a healthy dose of comfort and sensuality.

What are the slouchy boots

Translated from English, the adjective slouchy indicates a soft item of clothing, with a relaxed fit, with no apparent structure, non-adherent or rigid. Women’s boots for winter 2023 make this definition their own, applying it to models with heels of variable height and on leggings that can reach up to the thigh. Diametrically opposed to the rigor and solidity of riding boots, the slouchy boots can be recognized by the folds of the fabric and by aattitude seemingly relaxed that does not exclude a more seductive vocation. The model created in the eighties by Vivienne Westwood it was inspired by the footwear synonymous with pirates, eventually becoming the symbol of the punk rock subculture. Soft boots almost immediately discovered their fashion inclination, contaminating the catwalks of the great fashion houses and entering the wardrobe of millions of women and never leaving it.

From Etro to Louis Vuitton, all the souls of soft boots

The fashion shows dedicated to Fall Winter 2022/23 brought the countless nuances of these shoes to the fore. Undisputed queen of the slouchy boots it’s been a long time now Isabel Marantwhich season after season has been able to decline them starting from an aesthetic bohemian and glamorous. Marant’s Parisian woman chooses them very high, almost as if they were biker pants, and she wears them with pleated miniskirts, fluttering dresses and oversized bomber jackets. She chases a certain soul globetrotteras a citizen of the world, too Etro, which offers them low to the ground, in suede and decorated with studs and golden details. The styling includes tight dresses and skirts with slits, between fringes, paisley and damask fabrics.

Slouchy boots on the Etro Fall Winter 2022/23 catwalk

Not only for free spirits and contemporary centaurs. The slouchy boots represent an elegant and sophisticated alternative to classic décolleté, cuissardes, and pointed toe boots. From Louis Vuitton, for example, are in a bright red leather, perfect contrasts to the knee-length dress and relaxed turtleneck; from Gucci peek out under the midi skirt combined with the transparent shirt with lace inserts. For Fendi, on the other hand, are suede, with ton sur ton logo, combined with a completely transparent look, in a play of volumes and contrasts. The most sensual declination is entrusted to Bottega Veneta And Courrèges who offer them extra long and together with dresses with a mini hem. Upstream Miu Miuwho imagines them in a biker version with thick socks and ultra-feminine outfits.

The most sensual and provocative interpretation of slouchy boots, on the Courrèges FW 22/23 catwalk

For mileage legs

No model sizes or bold mini skirts are needed to wear slouchy boots. Depending on their length, you can choose whether to match jeans skinny or straight, to be hidden in the upper of the boots, at the height of the thigh or the ankle. Alongside skirts and midi or long, close-fitting or wide dresses, boots, preferably with a little heel, lengthen the figure and ensure a more cohesive and chic final result. Among the models to show off every day, the designer ones stand out reformin suede with mini heel; Jil Sanderminimal and refined in shiny leather; Stuart Weitzmanpointed toe with sculptural heel.

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